Assistant Director Employment Opportunity – Law Development Centre (LDC)

 

Job Title:    
Assistant Director

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Director

 

About US:

Law Development
Centre (LDC) will provide legal education
to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues,
contribute to legal reforms, produce legal publications, teaching materials and
law reports, and also provide community legal services.

 

Job Summary:   The Assistant
Director will provide strategic leadership and ensure efficient and effective
running of the Regional Campus.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To
provide academic and administrative leadership for staff within the study
centre and to take responsibility for determining the strategic direction of
the of the study centre.

·       
To
contribute to the strategic development and implementation of the LDC vision,
policies and procedures and maintaining the strategic goals of the study
centre.

·       
To
oversee the provision of Legal Aid Services offered at the study centre.

·       
To
perform duties of Accounting Officer as specified by the Director of Law
Development Centre.

·       
To
advise and recommend to management short and long term strategies for the
development of the Study Centre.

·       
To
implement LDC policies and decisions made by the Management Committee at the
Study Centre.

·       
Responsible
for planning and effective delivery of strategic and operational plans of the
Study Centre.

·       
To
supervise and evaluate performance of employees by creating a work environment
that is conducive to attracting, retaining and motivating a diverse group of
top quality employees at the study Centre.

·       
Local
promotion and marketing activities in keeping with the goals and objectives of
the study Centre.

·       
To
implement all LDC policies and procedures with overall accountability for their
effective implementation at the study Centre.

·       
To
monitor, support and manage performance of all functions at the study Centre.

·       
To
prepare and submit quarterly study centre performance reports and other
relevant reports to the Director.

·       
To
contribute to the development of research, knowledge exchange and/or income
generating activities within study Centre.

·       
To
perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director.           

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an LLB (Hons) degree from a recognized university.

·       
Postgraduate
Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.

·       
LLM
degree or MBA from a recognized university.

·       
Postgraduate
qualification in public administration or management is an added advantage.

·       
Must be
an enrolled member of the Uganda Bar.

·       
At least
eight years of experience in private or public legal practice five (5) of which
must have been in administration or managerial position.

·       
Broad knowledge
of coordinating administration and/or academic programs.

·       
He/she
should be a strategic planner.

·       
Possesses
strong relationship management skills.

·       
The
ability to initiate and embrace change.

·       
He/she
should be a person of proven integrity.

·       
Results
Oriented towards improving the performance of LDC.

·       
Effective
communication skills with the ability to demonstrate a strong leadership
character.

·       
He/she
should be a team builder.

·       
The
ability to inspire others for the greater good of the institution.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications clearly indicating campus of choice should be
addressed to The Head, Human Resource & Administration, Law Development
Centre, P. O. Box 7117 Kampala and may be: submitted by email addressed to
aeyena@ldc.ac.ug  OR  hand delivered to the LDC Reception at either
the Kampala Campus or Mbarara Campus. Applicants should attach up-to-date
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic documents and any other relevant
documents that will support their application. For applications by email, applicants
should submit scanned copies of the application and supporting documents.

 

Deadline: 18th September 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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